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Implementation into French law of the "Solvency II" Directive: what is the impact on IT contracts?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • May 12 2015

The implementation of Solvency II Directive by Order 2015-378 of 2 April 2015 introduces new prudential requirements for insurance companies, mutual


The French sweeping Intelligence Law goes into effect!
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • August 4 2015

On 23 July 2015, the French Constitutional Council approved, albeit with minor modifications, the new French Intelligence law (the "Intelligence Law"


Recent developments for the fourth quarter 2011
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, Denmark, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Canada, China
  • March 15 2012

The end of the year and beginning of a new year is always a busy time for us, as it is for most of our clients


France - CNIL and ethnic statistics - creating files which reveal, directly or indirectly, religious affiliation, or the racial or ethnic origin of individuals is strictly prohibited by law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • July 8 2015

Article 8-1 of the French Data Protection Act prohibits the processing of sensitive data, particularly data revealing, directly or indirectly


France three decrees reinforced the safety obligations of Operators of Vital Importance
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • July 8 2015

A year and a half following the promulgation of the French Military Programming Act (Act n2013-1168 of 18 December 2013), three implementation


French Supreme Court upholds employer's access to employee emails
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • March 29 2010

The French Supreme Court (the Cour de Cassation) has confirmed the position of the Angers Court of Appeal, which ruled that an employer can freely access its employee's emails located on his company-issued computer


Non-compliance with French data protection law: how depreciating corporate intangible assets!
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • July 8 2013

Could the failure to declare a customer file to CNIL (French Data Protection Authority) void the sale of such file? By overruling the decision of the


The new guidelines for cookies, according to CNIL
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • January 20 2014

In Deliberation no. 2013-378 of December 5th (Deliberation), the French Commission on Information Technology and Liberties (CNIL) revised the


Companies, other than those from the banking and financial sectors, now allowed to implement background screening processing for the detection and prevention of corruption
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • October 4 2012

On July 19th, 2012, the French data protection authority ("CNIL") allowed for the first time, under strictly identical conditions, 13 French companies to implement procedures for the conduct of background screening of personal data in order to identify potential partners who may be involved in corrupt practices


Deep linking may not constitute copyright infringement
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • July 2 2010

The Court of First Instance of Nanterre has ruled that a web portal that provides a deep link to the website of a software developer where the latter's software can be downloaded does not constitute copyright infringement